Botany provides an opportunity for a diversified background in the study of structure, growth, reproduction, metabolism, development, diseases of plants.  Applications in forestry, horticulture, ethnobotany, and agronomy afford a wide range of introductory positions in business and industry, universities, and government at the local, state, and federal levels. It also provides preparation for graduate work in botany or related sciences.

Students interested in this area might consider any of the Biology Department majors, especially general biology, microbiology, ecology, and biochemistry.

Faculty involved: 
Becker, Rebertus